Togamana: All health facilities must implement IPC guideline

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), Minister, Dr. Culwick Togamana is calling on everyone within the health facilities across the country to facilitate implementation of the important Infection Prevention Control guideline. The Minister, Dr. Culwick Togamana had stated this during the launch of the National Infection Prevention Control guideline, Wednesday. He stated having…

MULTI-MILLION $$ UNDER-TAKING

OUR Telekom is investing millions of dollars ($) in telecommunication infrastructure development that will see thirty-five 2G sites nation-wide being upgraded and operational as early as next year. In a paid feature which appeared in the Solomon Star newspaper, it highlighted that this massive undertaking is part of the company’s Second Business Transformation Project. These…

Japan to assist Afio & Faula with projects

THE Government of Japan will assist water supply and sanitation projects for Afio and Faula in Malaita Province through it Grassroots and Human Security Program. To formally facilitate the funding assistance, a signing ceremony was held yesterday at the Japanese Embassy in Honiara. Speaking at the official grant signing of the grant contract, Japanese Ambassador…

FAKE MONEY ON THE RISE

Fake $50 note discovered, confiscated in Gizo A FAKE $50 note has been discovered in Gizo, Western Province when a man attempts to make a deposit at the Bank South Pacific (BSP) this week. Information received from locals who witnessed the incident said the man’s intention was to deposit the cash at BSP Gizo. “He…

‘COPEN’ THREAT

Lapse in legislation threatens young children A lapse in legislation has left police in a quandary as a new drug with potential harmful effects invades nearly every school in Honiara. And police warned yesterday that unless urgent action is taken to make the production of the drug an offence, they will be powerless to deal…